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Granny Esme Weatherwax

Granny Weatherwax is the matriarch of the coven. She is authoritarian, proper and also something of a prude. Her reputation as a witch, coupled with her confident air, allows Granny to take charge of any situation in which she finds herself. Granny is also highly egotistical, feeling that others should accommodate for her rather than she accommodating them. For the most part, the world happily obliges. People, birds and, on occasion, even mountains, will make way for Granny Weatherwax.

Granny has a strong sense of magical ethics. She feels that, were a witch to use magic to influence politics, magic would then continually be needed to maintain her will in the political realm. By using magic in such a way, Granny feels, the witch invalidates the destinies of man and compromises free will. Granny does have her limits, however. When she is nearly run down in...

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